Everyone can name the current US president. Most can name the one before that… and probably the one before that… and it’s around that point that most people have an easier time remembering dudes who played the president on TV or in the movies than the guys who actually held the office.
The great Christopher Columbus once claimed that a person who owned something made of gold actually possessed a substance which could help take souls to paradise. Since ancient times, gold was frequently given as a reward for great achievements and was known as a symbol of the divine, and a symbol of wealth and power. Various gold artifacts from the past are still a mystery to many researchers and